Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Research Network of the Americas

Call for abstracts: 4S/EASST

The 4S/EAAST Conference “Science & technology by other means: Exploring collectives, spaces and futures” will be held in Barcelona from 31st August 2016 to 3rd September 2016.

The “Engaged STS for inclusive development: exploring concepts, practices, networks, and policies towards inclusive and sustainable futures” track welcomes papers on the following issues: (i) Inclusive and sustainable development, concepts and visions: Innovation vs. technological change. Inclusive innovation as outcome and as process. Palliative initiatives vs. systemic approaches; (ii) Knowledge production and the politics of knowledge: grassroots and informal knowledge, material and cognitive practices. R&D agendas, knowledge dialog and negotiation and (iii) STI policies: promotion and evaluation processes, explicit and implicit agendas. Institutional strategies. Decision making processes and multi-actor participation.

More information about the conference and instructions for paper submission are available at: If you have any questions regarding the panel, please feel free to contact us to: Any general questions about the Conference please contact 4S/EASST organization:

Deadline: 21st February 2016.


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